EPA to require air pollution measurements in Black communities

EPA to require air pollution measurements in Black communities

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA WASHINGTON — For the first time, the Environmental Protection Agency may require oil refineries to regularly measure the air quality at their perimeters. These ...

Trayvon’s mom to Michael’s mom: ‘If they refuse to hear us, we will make them feel us.’

Trayvon’s mom to Michael’s mom: ‘If they refuse to hear us, we will make them feel us.’

I hate that you and your family must join this exclusive yet growing group of parents and relatives who have lost loved ones to senseless gun violence. Of particular concern is tha ...

State gives Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager the green light to borrow $111 million

State gives Detroit Public Schools Emergency Manager the green light to borrow $111 million

The state Emergency Loan Board ignored the elected Detroit Public Schools board, and voted Aug. 20 to grant Emergency Manager Jack Martin’s request to borrow $111 million for the u ...

Detroit community object to 43 students in a classroom

Detroit community object to 43 students in a classroom

This fall, back to school for Detroit Public School students means more school closings and 43 students per classroom. Teachers expect a 10 percent pay cut among other reductions, ...

Detroit Raw by Sam Riddle

Detroit Raw by Sam Riddle

After you have been on the planet 67 years plus 11 months, you figure out a few things. Tomorrow may never arrive. Tragically there will be plenty of other trips to make for the ca ...

REPORT: US “falling further behind” on race relations

REPORT: US “falling further behind” on race relations

The report, Falling Further Behind: Combating Racial Discrimination in America, detailed myriad disparities that still exist in the criminal justice system, education, voting, hous ...

Judge Claudia Morcom joins the ancestors

Judge Claudia Morcom joins the ancestors

Retired Judge Claudia House Morcom joined the ancestors, August 17, 2014. ...

Detroiters participate in National Moment of Silence in response to violent deaths of unarmed victims

“Before we get to all of the political maneuvering and the public policy, some of us inside ourselves have a deep emotional, guttural response to what happened to Mike Brown,” said Rev. David A. Bullock of Great St. Matthew Baptist Church. “And the fact of the matter is that it’s hard to be young and Black inside America.” ...

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